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October 2013 Archives

Government task force seeks to halt unregulated contact lenses

Tennessee residents may be interested in a new story about a government operation tasked with stopping illegal contact lenses from entering the country. These lenses have the potential to cause serious harm to those who wear them.

Pran turmeric powder found to contain high levels of lead

Residents of Tennessee may be interested to learn about a recent product recall. After discovering high levels of lead in Pran turmeric powder, Fahman Enterprises Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of the spice. The contaminated products were identified when the Food and Drug Administration conducted a sampling and the results reportedly showed that the product contained 48 ppm of lead.

East Tennessee Conair users: Heed recall of dangerous products

East Tennessee beauty product users should take note: A danger of shorting out and causing fire or burns prompted hair dryer manufacturer Conair to recall some 570,000 Infiniti Pro by Conair units. The potentially dangerous products were reported by 19 users of the product, who suffered minor burns and, in one case, had a fire sparked by the malfunctioning device.

A look at some upcoming automotive safety features

Some Tennessee residents may be very interested in the latest safety improvements being made in the field of automotive technology. A recent article brings attention to some of these features, which may promise increased survivability in the event of a car accident and perhaps the ability to avoid them altogether.

Tennessee truck driver on trial for reckless homicide

A Tennessee truck driver who was charged with reckless homicide, aggravated assault and reckless endangerment is now on trial. According to the report, he allegedly caused and accident that killed on 42-year-old woman.

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